Adios, Arrowtown

Tomorrow is my last day in Arrowtown. It’s also my last day at the bakery, and my last day (at least for the foreseeable future) as an actual local somewhere. It’s hard to imagine the things you’ll actually miss when you’re spending the afternoon hours, as I am on this sunny Saturday, putting your hard-learned…

Bueller?

The other day, something amazing, unprecedented, and previously unfathomable happened: Hayley and I had a day off. From both jobs. At the same time. In order to illustrate the momentousness of this occurrence, I’ll point out that this has never once happened in all our time in Arrowtown. Hayley will have Monday and Tuesday off…

Autumn in Otago

The other day, I thought I had this great idea. When I got off work, it was still incredibly sunny and warm out – something that’s becoming increasingly rare the further entrenched we technically become in autumn. So I thought I’d better go for a run and, with my dad’s “remember to reexamine the mundane”…